Effective project management skills are becoming increasingly important. Organisations need good project managers, at all levels, to successfully deliver the change projects that will enable the business to adapt, grow and achieve its strategic objectives. This course provides an essential overview of the core principles behind the discipline of effective budgeting and cost control principles required to deliver small-to-medium sized projects and an introduction to key documentation. This course is suitable for managers, potential project managers, work-stream leaders or team members who wish to gain an insight into effective budgeting and cost control principles. This 1-day budgeting and cost control certified course uses a mixture of presentation, discussion and hands-on exercises, addressing topics in a highly engaging, concise and pragmatic manner way. NOTE: - Earned Value Management is not included in the course material or as a topic for discussion due to time constraints, for those looking for training on Earned Value Management please see the QA Certificate in Earned Value Management course.